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...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY
FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
TUESDAY FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 6000 FEET...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR
ELEVATIONS BELOW 6000 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
TUESDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: RAIN CHANGING TO ALL SNOW FOR MUCH OF
  SOUTHWEST MONTANA THIS MORNING. SNOW WILL INITIALLY IMPACT
  HIGHER ELEVATIONS ROADWAYS EARLY TODAY AND THEN AFFECT LOWER
  ELEVATION ROADWAYS LATER THIS AFTERNOON...NIGHT AS SNOW
  ACCUMULATIONS INCREASE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 10 TO 16 INCHES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED ABOVE
  6000 FEET WITH 2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW AT ELEVATIONS BELOW 6000
  FEET.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BOZEMAN...BOZEMAN PASS...
  BATTLERIDGE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE...TARGHEE PASS...BIG
  HOLE PASS...CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS...
  ENNIS...TWIN BRIDGES...AND RAYNOLDS PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND
WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

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.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING HEAVY SNOW TO THE BEARTOOTH...
ABSAROKA AND CRAZY MOUNTAINS TODAY INTO EARLY TUESDAY. LESSER
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR IN THE FOOTHILLS OF THE BEARTOOTH
MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS THE BIG HORN MOUNTAINS...MAKING TRAVEL
DIFFICULT AT TIMES TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

MTZ067-068-090000-
/O.CON.KBYZ.WS.W.0013.101108T1200Z-101109T1900Z/
ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-CRAZY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...COOKE CITY
333 AM MST MON NOV 8 2010

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
MST TUESDAY.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY THIS MORNING...AND BECOME HEAVY AT
  TIMES THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: EXPECT 12 TO 18 INCHES OF SNOW BY EARLY
  TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR ON WEST FACING
  SLOPES.

* IMPACTS: HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL MAKE TRAVEL AND BACK COUNTRY
  ACTIVITIES VERY DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF SNOW IS
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR
IMPOSSIBLE.

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
324 AM MST MON NOV 8 2010

MTZ007-090000-
/O.CON.KMSO.WW.Y.0111.000000T0000Z-101109T0000Z/
BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-
324 AM MST MON NOV 8 2010

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON ABOVE 5000 FEET...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 5000 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: SNOW LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO LOWER THIS MORNING
  WITH SNOW FALLING AS LOW AS BUTTE AND ANACONDA BY SUNRISE.
  PERSISTENT SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS
  POTENTIALLY IMPACTING THE MORNING COMMUTE. SLUSHY ACCUMULATIONS
  ARE TO BE EXPECTED ON BOTH PAVED AND GRASSY SURFACES BUT
  ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES. SNOWFALL IS FORECAST TO
  GRADUALLY TAPER OFF DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 3 INCHES AROUND BUTTE AND ANACONDA WITH
  UP TO 6 INCHES OF TOTAL ACCUMULATION EXPECTED OVER THE HIGHER
  TERRAIN INCLUDING GEORGETOWN LAKE AND MOUNTAIN PASSES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BUTTE...ANACONDA...GEORGETOWN LAKE...
  HOMESTAKE PASS...MACDONALD PASS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
324 AM MST MON NOV 8 2010

MTZ006-090000-
/O.CON.KMSO.WW.Y.0111.000000T0000Z-101109T0000Z/
BITTERROOT/SAPPHIRE MOUNTAINS-
324 AM MST MON NOV 8 2010

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON ABOVE 6000 FEET FOR...HIGHWAY 93 SULA TO LOST TRAIL
PASS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 6000 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL ACROSS THE BITTERROOT
  AND SAPPHIRE MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS. MOTORISTS
  SHOULD ANTICIPATE SLUSHY AND SNOW COVERED ROAD SURFACES ON US-93
  LEADING UP TO LOST TRAIL PASS AND ON MONTANA 38 OVER SKALKAHO
  PASS. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY TAPER OFF DURING THE
  LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 4 INCHES WITH UP TO 6 INCHES ON AVERAGE
  OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN. IN THE SOUTHERN BITTERROOT RANGE UP TO
  8 INCHES OF TOTAL ACCUMULATION ARE EXPECTED IN THE HIGHEST
  ELEVATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
324 AM MST MON NOV 8 2010

IDZ010-090000-
/O.CON.KMSO.WW.Y.0111.000000T0000Z-101109T0000Z/
EASTERN LEMHI COUNTY-
324 AM MST MON NOV 8 2010

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON ABOVE 6000 FEET...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 6000 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL OVER THE HIGHER
  TERRAIN MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS. MOTORISTS SHOULD
  ANTICIPATE SLUSHY AND SNOW COVERED ROAD SURFACES ON US-93
  LEADING UP TO LOST TRAIL PASS...OVER BANNOCK PASS...LEMHI PASS
  AND ON THE UPPER PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 28. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED
  TO GRADUALLY TAPER OFF DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 5 INCHES WITH UP TO 8 INCHES OVER THE
  HIGHEST TERRAIN.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BANNOCK PASS...HIGHWAY 28 TENDOY
  TO LONE PINE...HIGHWAY 93 LOST TRAIL PASS TO GIBBONSVILLE...
  LEMHI PASS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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